"All respect to the Beastie Boys, but when they were fighting for the right to party, we were fighting for the rights of Human Rights prisoners."
- Larry Mullen jr.
did you know
According to an interview from 1982 the song 'October' is about the Bolsheviek revolution in Russia in 1917, that brought Communism to power. This theme is mixed with a personal theme, possibly Bono's mothers death.